The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Holy Trinity R. C. / St. Benedict the Moor
91 Crawford St.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219

OHS Database ID 7420.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 390, 2010-06-22.


Status and Condition

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We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2016-05-22.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 22 stops. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.

Notes

  • Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Three-sectional case with 23 gold-painted facade pipes arranged: 7-9-7. Two combination trundle pedals and a Great to Pedal reversible pedal. (Database Manager. 2010-02-04)
  • Updated through online information from James M Stark.
    1872 Derrick & Felgemaker, Opus 95 II Manual, 27 Ranks St. Benedict the Moor R. C. Church, Pittsburgh Great 16 Bourdon 58 stopped wood 8 Grand Open Diapason 44 sc ¼ mouth; 17 zinc in facade, 41 sm; 1-49 slotted, 50-58 coned 8 Viola di Gamba 54 sc 2/9 to ¼ mouth; 12 zinc, 46 sm; 1-49 slotted, 50-58 coned 8 Melodia 17 stopped wood, 41 open wood 4 Principal 59 sc ¼ mouth; 4 zinc in façade, 54 sm; 1-12 slotted, 13-58 coned 4 Flute d’Amour 37 stopped wood, 21 open sm 4 Violina 65 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm 2 2/3 Twelfth 65 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm; 1-17 slotted, 18-58 coned 2 Fifteenth 71 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm; 1-12 slotted, 13-58 coned III Mixture 174 pipes, sm; 17=55 sc @ 8’ C, 19=53 sc @ 8’ C, 22=52 sc @ 8’ C, all ¼ mouth CC 17.19.22 c1 15.17.19 c2 12.15.17 g2# 8.12.15 8 Trumpet 4 ¼”, 17 zinc, 41 sm; 1-49 free reeds Swell 8 Open Diapason 46 sc ¼ mouth; 7 stopped wood, 10 zinc, 41 sm; 8-58 slotted 8 St. Diapason 49 stopped wood, 9 sm trebles 8 Keraulophon 54 sc 2/9 mouth; 1-7 from St. Diapason, 5 zinc, 46 sm 4 Octave 61 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm; 1-24 slotted, 25-58 coned 4 Flauto Traverso 49 open wood, 10 trebles coned; 25-58 double length 2 Flautina 73 sc ¼ mouth; 5 sm; 1-12 slotted, 13-59 coned III Dulce Cornet 166 pipes (no 17th 50-58), no breaks 12=50 sc @ 8’ C, 15=54 sc @ 8’ C, 17=53 sc @ 8’ C, all ¼ mouth 8 Bassoon/Oboe 4 ¼”, 1-12 sm ½ length, capped with horizontal moon opening; 13-58 zinc/sm; 1-49 free reeds Tremolo Bellows Signal Pedal 16 Double Open Diap. 12 ½” x 13 7/8”; 27 open wood 16 Bourdon 8 ¼” x 9 5/8”; 27 stopped wood 8 Violonecello 50sc ¼ mouth; 12 zinc, 15 sm SW to GT SW to PD GT to PD Action: mechanical Wind pressure: 2 ¾” Pitch: A440 Documented by Randall Wagner and John Cawkins 1872 Derrick & Felgemaker, Opus 95 II Manual, 27 Ranks St. Benedict the Moor R. C. Church, Pittsburgh Great 16 Bourdon 58 stopped wood 8 Grand Open Diapason 44 sc ¼ mouth; 17 zinc in facade, 41 sm; 1-49 slotted, 50-58 coned 8 Viola di Gamba 54 sc 2/9 to ¼ mouth; 12 zinc, 46 sm; 1-49 slotted, 50-58 coned 8 Melodia 17 stopped wood, 41 open wood 4 Principal 59 sc ¼ mouth; 4 zinc in façade, 54 sm; 1-12 slotted, 13-58 coned 4 Flute d’Amour 37 stopped wood, 21 open sm 4 Violina 65 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm 2 2/3 Twelfth 65 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm; 1-17 slotted, 18-58 coned 2 Fifteenth 71 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm; 1-12 slotted, 13-58 coned III Mixture 174 pipes, sm; 17=55 sc @ 8’ C, 19=53 sc @ 8’ C, 22=52 sc @ 8’ C, all ¼ mouth CC 17.19.22 c1 15.17.19 c2 12.15.17 g2# 8.12.15 8 Trumpet 4 ¼”, 17 zinc, 41 sm; 1-49 free reeds Swell 8 Open Diapason 46 sc ¼ mouth; 7 stopped wood, 10 zinc, 41 sm; 8-58 slotted 8 St. Diapason 49 stopped wood, 9 sm trebles 8 Keraulophon 54 sc 2/9 mouth; 1-7 from St. Diapason, 5 zinc, 46 sm 4 Octave 61 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm; 1-24 slotted, 25-58 coned 4 Flauto Traverso 49 open wood, 10 trebles coned; 25-58 double length 2 Flautina 73 sc ¼ mouth; 5 sm; 1-12 slotted, 13-59 coned III Dulce Cornet 166 pipes (no 17th 50-58), no breaks 12=50 sc @ 8’ C, 15=54 sc @ 8’ C, 17=53 sc @ 8’ C, all ¼ mouth 8 Bassoon/Oboe 4 ¼”, 1-12 sm ½ length, capped with horizontal moon opening; 13-58 zinc/sm; 1-49 free reeds Tremolo Bellows Signal Pedal 16 Double Open Diap. 12 ½” x 13 7/8”; 27 open wood 16 Bourdon 8 ¼” x 9 5/8”; 27 stopped wood 8 Violonecello 50sc ¼ mouth; 12 zinc, 15 sm SW to GT SW to PD GT to PD Action: mechanical Wind pressure: 2 ¾” Pitch: A440 Documented by Randall Wagner and John Cawkins (Database Manager. 2016-01-30)
  • Updated through online information from Jim Stark.
    Derrick & Felgemaker opus 95 was originally built for St. Brigid RC Church, Pittsburgh, and moved, unaltered except for the replacement of the double rise reservoir, to its present location in 1958, replacing Hook & Hastings opus 1155. (Database Manager. 2016-05-22)

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Photographs

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Organ. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2009-09-19
Keydesk. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2009-09-19

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist provided by James Stark

  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,
    St. Benedict the Moor R. C. church
    
    1872 Derrick & Felgemaker, Opus 95
    
    II Manual, 27 Ranks 
    
    Great – 58 notes
    
    16  Bourdon
    
     8   Grand Open Diapason
    
     8   Viola di Gamba
    
     8   Melodia
    
     4   Principal
    
     4   Flute d’Amour
    
     4   Violina
    
    2 2/3 Twelfth
    
      2  Fifteenth
    
    III Mixture
    
         CC  17.19.22
    
         c1    15.17.19
    
         c2    12.15.17
    
         g2#    8.12.15
    
     8   Trumpet (free reeds)
    
     
    
    Swell – 58 notes
    
     8   Open Diapason
    
     8   St. Diapason
    
     8   Keraulophon
    
     4   Octave
    
     4   Flauto Traverso
    
     2   Flautina
    
    III  Dulce Cornet
    
          CC  12.15.17
    
          c3#   12.15
    
     8   Bassoon/Oboe (free reeds)
    
    Tremolo
    
    Bellows Signal
    
     
    
    Pedal – 27 notes
    
    16  Double Open Diap.
    
    16  Bourdon
    
     8   Violoncello
    
     
    
    SW to GT
    
    SW to PD
    
    GT to PD
    
     
    
    Action: mechanical
    
    Pitch: A440
    
    Wind pressure: 2 ¾”             
                 
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